Boners Burn Harbaugh Brothers

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

On Sept. 23, 1908 Fred Merkle became the first athlete to achieve national infamy for a gaffe that ultimately cost his team a shot at a championship. Merkle's Boner, as they called it back then, has been joined by dozens of choke-jobs in the century following — two of which came ...

The NFL’s Real Feel-Good Story

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

He's the feel-good story of the NFL this season -- the former first-round draft pick derided by most as a below-average quarterback who led his franchise to heights it hasn't experienced since a Hall-of-Famer was playing the position. You just haven't heard all that much about him. No, really. You haven't. Because ...

Jim Harbaugh Is My Favorite A-hole

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Usually I'm not a fan of assholes, because, well, they're assholes. But every rule has its exception, and mine is Jim Harbaugh, who is such a dick that it's cool. Sunday's ballyhooed postgame incident with Lions coach Jim Schwartz is merely the latest in which Harbaugh has come out looking like a ...

Cincinnati Bengals Get Taylor Mays, Plan To Play Him

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Late Monday night the Cincinnati Bengals acquired safety Taylor Mays from the San Francisco 49ers for an undisclosed draft pick. While Mays was a disappointment in San Francisco, Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis plans to use Mays soon. The veteran defensive coach sounded excited to work with Mays, whose physical skills ...

Michael Crabtree Digging A Hole With San Francisco 49ers

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Michael Crabtree and the San Francisco 49ers haven't exactly been an ideal match from the start. After being taken with the No. 10 pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, Crabtree proceeded to hold out until October 7 of his rookie year. That was the longest rookie hold out in team ...

The Draft Needs Of All 32 NFL Teams

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Thursday night will open the 2011 NFL Draft as the first round will get underway from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. We will be live blogging the event and as a primer, we put together a list of the needs of all 32 teams . We've listed ...

Everyone Is Going Just A Little Crazy Over Jim Harbaugh

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Let me start this post off by saying that I've been incredibly impressed with what Jim Harbaugh has done as the head coach at Stanford. I mean, how could you not be? That said, some of the reports flying around about his future prospects are almost absurd. After meeting with the ...

Is Troy Smith Done In The NFL?

Monday, December 27th, 2010

While no one is disputing that (now former) San Francisco 49ers coach Mike Singletary should have handled himself differently regarding his on-field tirade directed at quarterback Troy Smith, some seem to agree that Smith may have had it coming. Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun covered Smith when he was with ...